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Thank you for your input. -39 Vote up Vote down Wheat · 279 weeks ago Why do Kim woodrow and Kevin dodds keep running for local elective offices? They did poorly in 2013 and then again tonight. Report Reply 7 replies · active 279 weeks ago +5 Vote up Vote down akhoarder 72p · 279 weeks ago I am pretty sure I just saw the 7th Horseman travelling North on Washington Street. Report Reply 0 replies · active 279 weeks ago +3 Vote up Vote down Wellcitizen · 279 weeks ago No Peck or White on the school board? Never thought we’d see the day! “This is the day that the lord has come!” I’m a little disappointed Kelly Green didn’t win the mayor race, but at least she gets to stay on the council. What is the love affair with Wellington and Jim Valentine? The guy is the least credible, knowledgeable and likeable guy on the council. Kevin Dodds would have been a major upgrade compared to him. Keep trying Kevin! Congrats to Kip and Kelly on their council wins. Report Reply 0 replies · active 279 weeks ago -18 Vote up Vote down Wheat · 279 weeks ago when I go to mulvane and bring up wellington, my friends laugh at Jim Valentine and his antics at i city coun meetings. They always state he is the worse possible image for this town to other towns of what Wellington is as a community. When he gets the most votes what days that say about wellington,ks and how we want to be perceived by others in the state. Report Reply 4 replies · active 279 weeks ago +13 Vote up Vote down anonymous · 279 weeks ago Thanks to Mr. Valentine, we will someday actually know where the missing money went. Congrats to all the winners. Now, get to work for the people of this town and safeguard *our* money as if it is your own. Integrity is everything. Report Reply 4 replies · active 279 weeks ago -5 Vote up Vote down Just Saying · 279 weeks ago I think Jim V. gets elected for entertainment purposes. He makes me laugh as pathetic as he is. Report Reply 1 reply · active 279 weeks ago -8 Vote up Vote down Ironic · 279 weeks ago Jim valentine was the greatest critic of the at large election system and wanted to keep the district election system and stay with 2 year terms. He benefited the most yesterday from the new at large election system and the new 4 year terms. Report Reply 1 reply · active 279 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Wellington registered voters elected Shelley Hansel as their new mayor for a four-year term.Wellington City Council members Kelly Green and Jim Valentine were re-elected for a four-year term. Kip Etter joins the Wellignton City Council.In the school board USD 353 races, Pat Zeka unseated Bob White, and Jackie Glasgow won a four-year term over Janette Moser.Elsewhere there was a slew of county races too numerous to mention. One other race of interest, Belle Plaine’s USD 357 voters approved their bond question by a 412-254 margin victory.“I’m very excited, and very anxious,” said Hansel of her mayor’s victory. “There are a lot of challenges ahead. I’m going to do everything I can to serve and grow our community.”It was an interesting mayor’s race in which Hansel won with 45.46 percent of the vote. Green had 29.3 percent with the other three candidates splitting up the rest.Green, who filed for two offices, would win a city council seat, garnering the third largest number of votes with 602. Valentine was the highest vote getter with 746 and Etter was second with 727.Three city candidates were elected in a field of 12.Cindy Antonich was the highest vote getter of the losing eight candidates with 526.The new council will be sworn in at the next city council meeting on April 21.On the school board side, Zeka would beat White, who has been on the Wellington board for 16 years. In a twist of fate, White was first elected to the school board by beating Zeka.Glasgow won easily against Moser. The new board will include four women serving new four-year terms starting in July as Jackie Berryman and Angie Ratcliff were unopposed. Follow us on Twitter.last_img

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